Monthly Archives: March 2014

FREE Architecture Film – Citizen Architect

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) will show the Film Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio today at the West Campus Auditorium (S147) at 3:00pm (March 17) and again at 6:30pm Thursday, March 20 in the same location.

The film run time is 1 hour and is free to all.  We will also provide free popcorn and soft drinks to those in attendance.

 The film captures the spirit of the Architecture Studio Program at Auburn University and its approach to service learning for students in architecture programs worldwide but also addresses opportunities for students of other disciplines.  Please join us for this wonderful film.

 For more information, contact Michele Filipiak, AIA, Lead Faculty, Architecture Technology at or 517-483-1627

Call for Writers and Readers

The 15th Annual Women’s Literature Read-In

Hosted by the English, Humanities & Social Sciences Department

will be held on the 2nd Floor of the TLC Library

on Monday, March 31, from 12:10 to 7 p.m.


All women writers on campus are invited to read. All members of the LCC Community are invited to read the work of a woman writer. All topics, all genres, all languages (provided the audience is given a translation) are welcome!


To participate in this event, please contact Professor Teresa Purvis at or 517-483-1047 to sign up for a time between 12:10 and 7 p.m. Readers may sign up for 10, 15, or 20 minute slots.

Readers are asked to sign up no later than Wednesday, March 26, with the author and title of the work they will be reading, and the spelling of their name as they wish it to appear in the program.

This year it would be great to have more student writers reading their works, especially students who would like to share their personal immigration stories.

HIV Prevention – Guest Speakers

Forty percent of people living with HIV in Ingham County are under the age of 30, and over half of the cases are a result of men who have sex with men sexual behavior. On Friday March 21, at 5 pm in room 006 of the HHS building, come learn the facts about HIV in the LGBT community, and what you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones. Free HIV testing provided by the Lansing Area AIDS Network will be provided immediately after the conversation. Facebook event:


Lansing Community College Main Campus

Room Health Human Services Room 006

Date March 21, 2014

Sponsored by the LCC Gay Straight Alliance

Support from Lansing Association for Human Rights


5pm-6:15pm Todd A. Heywood will be speaking and presenting “Raw Deal”

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the behavioral and cultural constructs, as well as
    biological realities as to why MSM communities are at higher risk for
    HIV infection.
  • Understand how current prevention messaging presents false assumptions
    and securities for people at risk of infection.
  • Be introduced to risk reduction techniques that are proven effective,
    but generally not discussed

6:20-7:00 Viewing of United in Anger along with personal stories United in Anger: How a small group of men and women of all races and classes, came together to change the world and save each other’s

7:00-7:30 Lansing Association for human rights intern
7:30-8pm Reactions open mic.


Start Here Get There College Visits

Start Here Get There college visits are designed to allow students a chance to experience the campus atmosphere on some of Michigan’s four year Universities before making the commitment to transfer. Check out the College Visit Schedule below!

Central Michigan University
March 21, 2014
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Michigan State University
March 28, 2014
9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Students interested in signing up for a college visit need to stop by the Student Life Office located in the Continental Building (CB).  Check in with the front desk staff (CB room 100) and request to speak with Student Life.  We do collect a $5 deposit to reserve your seat at the time of registration, but we give it back when you show up on the day of your trip. Visit Student Life to reserve your seat today!

Help LCC Help Detroit!

Join other students to help revitalize a Detroit neighborhood as the city faces the prospect of bankruptcy and is working hard to turn the city around.

Here’s how you can help:

Join other students on Saturday, March 22 or March 29 to volunteer for the Blight Busters, a nonprofit organization that is doing projects to revitalize and clean up Detroit neighborhoods.  The group will leave LCC at 7:15 a.m. on March 22 and March 29 to do its day of service learning in Detroit. Contact student coordinator Zoe Webking at for more info or to volunteer.

Students also are collecting items to help Detroiters:

  • Children’s books for the Detroit Public Library
  • Seed packets and gardening tools to help Detroit’s urban gardening project
  • Newspapers (plain, non-glossy, for mulch)
  • Blue jeans for Detroit homeless people

 Please Bring these items to:

Arts & Sciences Room 201
Gibby’s restaurant near the ATM
Gannon hallway near the LCC Police and Public Safety in Gannon Building

Students in Professor Anne Heutsche’s African American History class, Professor Brad Hicks’s World Religions class and Professor Marc Thomas’s Intro to Political Science class are spearheading this effort.  Contact Professor Thomas at with questions. Your help on this service learning project is encouraged and appreciated.

Innovation and Creativity Showcase

StarScapes: LCC Student Innovation and Creativity Showcase
April 23-24, 2014

StarScapes is a showcase of creative, imaginative, novel, innovative, and interesting work produced by LCC students. 

StarScapes provides an opportunity for students to share the exciting work that they are doing with the LCC community.  Presentations could include creative and research work produced for LCC classes, but could also involve work developed through your own independent study and research.  This is an opportunity to share research, capstone presentations, honor’s optionprojects or other creative, imaginative or interesting work that you have produced. Any student or group of students who pursued a research or creative project is invited to participate. You must have a faculty sponsor for your presentation. Presentation options could include:

  • Posters
  • Demonstrations
  • Presentations
  • Performances
  • Readings
  • Electronic presentations
  • Other formats suitable to your work

In order to participate, please submit a short presentation description to:  
Application deadline: April 14
Come and be inspired!

Massage Therapy Program

FREE 45 minute (fully clothed) Massage Appointments Available!

 When: Thursday, March 20th; Where:  HHS Building, Room 013; Available appointment times:  10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:30 p.m.; Requirements:  Must be in good health; Please wear loose, stretchy clothing to this event.

 To schedule an appointment send an email to or call 517.483.1451 and include:

1.    Name
2.    Phone number
3.    Appointment preference
4.    Preferred email address (we will send an email reminder on Wednesday, March 19th)

We have a limited number of appointments available so sign up early!